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Inscription

signed by the artist on wood backing: Lesson Study on Jersey Coast / LaFarge 1881 (see object folder); lower center verso in graphite: On the Jersey Coast / 1881-in lessons

Provenance

Private collection, Boston area, 1892-1977; (sale, Massachusetts, 1977); E. Guy Sawyer, Berlin, Massachusetts; (William Young and Co., Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts); Patricia Young Cerino [de George], Newport, 1978-1983; (William Vareika Fine Arts, Newport) 1983-1986; Greg Shepard, Newport and Providence, 1986-1988; David Nissensen, New York, 1988-1989; (William Vareika Fine Arts, Newport). Gift 1991 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1991, 218-219, color repro.
Bibliography
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1991: p.218.